• On Feb 19, 2019
    Chrissy from MO Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hello. We are dining with another family one night during our visit. They don’t have the dining plan, but we do. If we are sitting together, will we be able to have separate checks? I’m assuming, yes but wanted to double check. Thanks!

    Hi Chrissy!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    The Disney Dining Plan is something I use every time I visit Walt Disney World, and I love the convenience it offers - and also the great savings on dining all around the Resort. While it is true that everyone on the same Resort Reservation must be using the same Dining Plan, it can be used to suit everyone's individual needs. It is also not linked to any actual dining reservations and it could not be easier to use. I have When your party arrives at your table at any of the restaurants around Walt Disney World, let your server know that some of you will be using your dining plan, and your friends will be paying by another method.  The Disney Dining Plans are very flexible and it is entirely up to each individual Guest how they use their entitlements, and providing there are enough credits left on your account, you can use them in any way you please - maybe using more credits on one day, and less on another. The Dining Plans are available to use from time of check-in at your Resort hotel (if you check-in online, your Dining Plan can be used from 7.00am on your arrival day), until midnight on your day of departure, and if at any time you need to check your Dining Plan balance you can do so by asking for a print-out at the Front Desk of your Resort hotel, or by asking your server at any restaurant, or by checking your dining receipt. 

    Dining reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance, either online, or by using the My Disney Experience mobile app.

    Please come back and visit us if you have any further questions. We will be happy to help you plan your magical vacation to Walt Disney World.

    ~ Sue
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Meet the Panelist: Susan, United Kingdom

Hi, I'm Sue from England, and am very proud to be a member of the 2012 Walt Disney World Moms Panel. I love visiting Walt Disney World and I look forward to answering your questions when you are planning your magical vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Susan

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